STATE OF DELAWARE
WHEREAS, for more than three-quarters of a century, The Salvation Army has been a friend, comforter, and a fountain of material help and of renewed hope for millions of American men, women and children, regardless of race or creed ; and
WHEREAS, the guiding principles--spiritual and humanitarian--by which the welfare and religious institutions of the Salvation Army are conducted have become deeply rooted in American life ; Now
THEREFORE, I, J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor of the State of Delaware, do hereby proclaim the period from May 20 to May 27, 1956, as
SALVATION ARMY WEEK
and I urge all citizens of this state to become familiar with the valuable work of The Salvation Army in Delaware so that they can help to extend its usefulness to all who are in need.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I, J. Caleb Boggs, Governor of the State of Delaware, have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the said State to be hereunto affixed at Dover this Second
(Great Seal) day of May in the year of Our Lord One thousand nine hundred and fifty-six and of the Independence of the United States of America, the one hundred and eightieth.
J. CALEB BOGGS, Governor JOHN N. McDOWELL, Secretary of State